Rotary Club provides litter bins to Akwapim South District Assembly

| Updated Feb 10, 2017 at 11:00pm


Rotary Club holds walk to raise funds for a health Centre


Rotary Club holds walk to raise funds for a health Centre
The Rotary Club of Accra Ring Road Central (RRC) on Saturday undertook a walk to raise funds for the Ayirebi Health Centre in the Eastern Region.

The five- kilometre fundraising walk dubbed: “Walk for a Child,” which started at 0630 hours from the Ayi Mensah Barrier to the Peduase Lodge saw about 150 to 200 Rotarians taking part.

Mr Laud Ashon, President, RRC said the walk was to raise GH₵ 20,000.00 in aid of the Health Centre.

He said the RRC has adopted the Centre and working on upgrading the facility since 2012.

“In 2015, RRC is focusing on the provision of essential equipment for the disease control unit at an estimated cost of about $ 45,000.

“The support to the Ayirebi Health Centre will continue till 2017,” he said.

According to Mr Ashon the walk also to support Rotary’s broader objectives focusing on six thematic areas, which include, sanitation and health.

“As Rotarians two of our six areas of focus are sanitation and health, so the projects fall in line with Rotaries objectives and also will largely contribute towards improving healthcare in our project areas.”

Concurrently, RRC has launched an environmental campaign along the route.

He also indicated that the campaign is to promote a “Clean Walkway” for pedestrians and motorists.

In all RCC provided 15 litter bins from the Ayi Mensah barrier to Peduase stretch of the road.

Mr Kwadjo Afari Djan, Akuapem South District Chief Executive, inaugurated the litter bins and handed them over to the Akwapim South District Assembly.

RRC was established in 1968 with more than 1.2 million businesses, professional and community leaders providing humanitarian services and encouraging high ethical standards throughout the world.